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Italian Energy Performance Certificate

What is an Italian Energy Performance Certificate? If you are purchasing a property in Italy, an Italian Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) –  Attestato di Prestazione Energetica (APE)  is an essential document. In Italy, only an accredited engineer or surveyor can issue an EPC. As well as describing various aspects of the property such as its […]

Posta Elettronica Certificata (PEC)

What is a PEC? PEC stands for posta elettronica certificata. It is essentially a certified email, which has a legal value, like a digital version of a registered letter (lettera raccomandata). Posta elettronica certificata guarantees legal certainty of the sender’s identity as well as the date and time the email was sent. A PEC also […]

Biometric Residency Card for UK Nationals Living in Italy

What is the biometric residency card? The Italian government has introduced a biometric residency card for UK nationals and their family members resident in Italy. If you are a UK national and were living in Italy before 1st January 2021, you have the right to obtain an electronic residency card. Family members of UK nationals who […]

How to get a mortgage in Italy

Can foreign nationals get a mortgage in Italy even if they are not residents? The short answer is yes. However, compared to foreign nationals resident in Italy, obtaining a mortgage in Italy is more complex for non-resident foreign nationals with an income from outside Italy. There are fewer options when it comes to lenders who […]

How Is Property Divided in A Divorce According To Italian Law?

How is Italian property divided in a divorce? This article explores Italian matrimonial regimes, or marital property systems, and how property is divided in a divorce. Matrimonial regimes in Italy “Regime patrimoniale dei coniugi” in Italian. Because matrimonial regimes regulate financial affairs between couples, matrimonial regimes may become a significant aspect in a divorce settlement. […]